Patchouli oil is extracted from young leaves of the Patchouli plant. Patchouli oil has a rich musky-sweet, strong spicy and herbaceous smell.Patchouli essential oil is great for balancing emotions and banishing lethargy, and for relieving depression and anxiety. It also helps break down cellulite, while stimulating the regeneration of skin cells, and preventing formation of scars at the time of wound healing. It is effective for insect bites. It is also used as an insect repellant.Patchouli oil is very effective in healing rough, cracked and overly dehydrated skin. It also has a great deodorizing action.